The Mendoza ISBI

Idiots do it their way


Chapter 4.13 Sparkle Possession

Well we have reached the end of another generation.  I will miss controlling Lucky and playing around with the PI career.

Anyway last time Lucky went around town solving cases and topped her career whilst she was at it, Magrat showed her evil trait A LOT and we got a doggie gnome.

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Koi has taken to protesting all the time.  She has not ranted about death though, thank goodness.  The gnomes seem to be the only ones who pay any attention to her though! XD

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Melon: So you must be close to dying by now.

Magrat: Well I am over a 100 years old but I don’t plan to go just yet.  I have a lot more evil deeds to do. >:)

Melon: That’s may girl. >:)

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Romana: Mum, it’s 5am.  Let me sleep a bit longer.

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Lucky is still out solving cases.  She had to ask 3 people about someone and ran into Lisa.

Lisa: I wonder how rich this family is.

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She also took the chance to visit Rory and see how he’s getting on outside of the legacy house.

Rory: Can you believe my boss told me I can’t wear a bowtie to work.  He says they’re not cool.  😡

Lucky: Bowties are always cool!  Swimming near big red crosses however, totally not cool.

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Hey look how the girls came home from school with.  It’s Clover Winterton!

I used Romana’s teen action to flirt with him to see what they would they would do.  It failed though as he already has a girlfriend.

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Charlotte: Oh this is perfect, Lucky just stand there, this is the perfect shot.

Lucky: Bye.

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Lucky is now searching the Winterton house for clues.  I am really glad I saved this house.  I love it. ❤

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Lucky: Ah ha! I knew they were no good.  Look at all these plants, must be drugs.

No, there tomatoes.  Your in Eddie’s garden.

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After solving her 27th case there is no more time left and it’s time for Romana and Susan to grow up.  It’s also Lucky’s birthday so she throws a party to celebrate.

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Hey look who finally found the football I put in her inventory.  She actually managed to get to level 5 in athletic all on her own.

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Look party guests!

Ready Brek: I got a new car! 😀

Clover: Why wasn’t I born into this family.

24HourSpar: *walks into lamp post*

Hold up, what’s that lady carrying…

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Chocolate gnomes! Awesome.

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Onto the birthdays Lucky goes first.

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Lucky: *is possesed by sparkles*

Lee: I really don’t want to be here. *awkward smile*

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Lucky: *ker-sag*

Dear Llamas not that hair.

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Romana is next.

Romana: This is the most exciting day of my life.

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She looks pretty much the same.

Susan: I’m the new torch holder, look at me now.

Lee: Ew, no way.

Romana: Hurry up sis, I really need to pee.

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Ooh pretty.  Oh and I made the woman who brought the cool choccy gnomes a vampire.

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MAKEOVER TIME! Here’s Lucky as an elder.  I don’t think she looks that different.

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Here’s Romana, she’s now a supernatural skeptic and her LTW is Dynamic DNA Profiler.

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I failed to get a CAS shot of Susan but here’s her makeover.  I really like her, great choice everyone! Her last trait is Disaplined and her LTW is Physical perfection.

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As the new torch holder her first action is to introduce herself to most important person in the house, me! Also I’m a genie now, genies are cool!

Charlotte: Nice to meet you.  Your house is flithy.

Susan: *rolls wish for bonehildla.*

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Suddenly the camera is swung across the room to where Magrat as dying.

Rory & Lee: *le gasp*

Charlotte: Look I can fly now!

Koi: Do you have to die now, I want to eat my cake. 😦

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Koi: Hello, I cant mourn, Ready Brek is in the way!

He’s behind you, how is he in the way exactly?

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Death: Wow, I’m not used to large crowds.

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Death: *deap breath* Magrat Mendoza your time is up! now get in the damn urn.

Magrat: Ok no need to rush me.

Susan: Oh it’s Magrat’s ghost.

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Everyone: Magrat’s dead

Lee: *not caring*

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Death: I am awesome! 😀

Lucky: This room is beautiful.

Susan: I’m in charge now.

Rory: Ha ha! What are you wearing sis! XD

Lee: Boo! Romana sucks.

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So Magrat is reunited with Melon in the basement. Come out and haunt soon, ‘kay.

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Really? Right after a death? Who would do such a thing?

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Of course, it’s you two.  I swear ever party I invite them to they end up woohooing at.

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Romana: For me? Wow thanks mum. ❤

Lucky: Yeah, Happy birthday.  Now get out.

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So Romana leaves the house and is left at the mercy of story progression.

Speaking of which lets end on some notifications.

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I have taken a ton more photos so expect the next chapter to be up soon.

Torch Holders: 3

Every birth: (+5) 15 x 5 = 75

Heir/Spouse Portrait: +5  8 x 5 = 40

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+25) 3 x 25 = 75

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 4 x 5 = 20

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 2 x 20 = 20

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 2 x 10 = 20

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 41 x 5 = 185

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Fires: (-5) 4 x 5 = 20

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 27 x 5 = 135

Total: – 70



Chapter 4.12 How to Make Friends

Hello ladies and jellyspoons! 🙂 It’s time for another chapter.

First though for those who haven’t seen it, I know WP reader can be a pain at times.  Chapter 5.1 of the Winterton Adoptacy is up.  Click here to go and read it.

Right then last time Lucky learnt to walk on water, Seymour the Cowplant tried to eat Rory and Koi and Rory grew up.

Before I start the chapter proper I wanted to share Rory’s full wardrobe with you all as I had so much fun designing it.

Rory's wardrobe

Rory: Wow there’s 5 of me! When do I get to meet the others.

Oh sweetie there’s only one of you.  This is called using Paint + cut and paste! Photo editing at it finest. 😀


Magrat: You’re going down.

Snowman: I am already depressed, can’t you leave me be.


I guess not.


Magrat: My work here is done.

Ha ha I love how it looks like the Grim snowman has come to reap the soul of the one Magrat just destroyed! XD


Oh look the family has discovered they live on the beach.  I am hoping they make better use of this in summer.

Koi: Splashy, splashy


Yeah, I really need to put a bathroom down here. -5


Magrat: Dear watcher, something smells.

That my dear would be you.

Magrat: You should learn to be nicer to your elders.

You should stop acting so stupid and go take a shower!


Just a pic of Rory is his underwear to tell you he is being kicked out.  He is available for download in the usual place.


Bye Rory!


Koi: Heavenly Llamas this place is beautifully decorated!

Well I do try


Of course our resident alchy is the first to find the bar. XD

Koi: I caught it, on the first try.  I never knew I had such hidden talents.



Meanwhile Lucky is still out solving cases.  Love this pic, Pom looks high! XD


Lucky got invited to a party at Tina Talisman’s house.  It was a small affair, Lucky and Pom where the only guests.  Lucky had to ask three sims about something connected to a case anyway. Pom however, just appears to laughing at Tina’s decision to dress in her undies at the party.

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When she gets home. (yes I do let her go home on occasion!) She discovers the reporters are clones.

Lucky: They look the same, they dress the same.  It’s creepy.  Make them go away.

Can do *reset sim*

Lucky: Thank you. ❤

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Lucky is only home as she needs to eat at the bistro to complete a case and it is 2am. The bistro doesn’t open again till 11am so Lucky is building her logic skill.  This pic also shows that I put blinds in the study.

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This is the bathroom I added in the basement.  I later added a laundry hamper.

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LOL even if death cats are jerks.  Coco came out just to sleep in K-9’s bed! XD

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Lucky: Is that guy a werewolf?

Yup. Cameron is the first supernatural in town.  The first of many.  I am randomly changing sims every so often.  I like a bit of diversity in the town.

Lucky is on her way to the bistro by the way.

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While she is inside I watch other sims passing by.  Rham’s face here made me laugh.

Rham: They did things, I will never be the same again.  Please don’t let me go back to that place.

Poor Rham is not having a great time.  He is still single aswell.  Come on Rham I want green babies.

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Lucky is at the Winterton house checking the mail for clues.  Little Lotus clearly doesn’t care and would rather play with her IF doll.

A quick intermission I like to call ‘Magrat’s guide to making friends’

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Just Lucky doing another stakeout.  Looks like Mighty-Bison and Menthol are up to something.




Mighty: I thought there was something odd about that bush.

Menthol: It’s so unfair. Why do I have to be the one who gets caught. 😦

Lucky, wouldn’t it have been better to wait until they left before getting up?



Oh yes while Lucky was doing her stakeout I noticed this on the front of city hall.  A little Sims 4 easter egg.  Neat huh?


Lucky solve a case for her son Rory bringing her total up to 25/35.




Which also pushes her job performance to level 10!  Yay +10 This is her new work outfit btw.

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Romana: Tofu dogs, food of vegetarian kings!

But there is a fridge full of leftovers.


Lucky visits the police station to get her next case so I take the opportunity to dump these things.


Reaching the top of her career doesn’t mean Lucky gets to take it easy.  I want to see how close I can get to that LTW before Susan’s birthday.


Proof that Magrat does have a softer side.


Romana: This chair smells funny. like someone peed on it.

Then sit somewhere else.


Lucky needed to hack someone’s computer so I sent her to the library as it was closer.  She chose to sit at a desk on the top floor. -_- Seriously, that building has 4 floors. It takes so long to get up there.


Lucky: These clothes are disgustingly clean.


Lucky then heads to the beach to interview Tam.  Meg Zale is playing in the ocean behind them.


Clearly there is something Lucky doesn’t like about Tam.

Lucky: I don’t trust this one. She knows too much about Mum’s family and Dad’s love of rockets.

The less said about Melon’s love of rockets the better.



I have to end it here as I have too many pictures plus I have no time left to write.  I shall end with this cluster of gnomes featuring a new doggie one. 😀

See y’all next time!

Torch Holders: 3

Every birth: (+5) 15 x 5 = 75

Heir/Spouse Portrait: +5  8 x 5 = 40

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+25) 3 x 25 = 75

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 4 x 5 = 20

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 2 x 20 = 20

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 2 x 10 = 20

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 41 x 5 = 185

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Fires: (-5) 4 x 5 = 20

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 27 x 5 = 135

Total: – 70


Chapter 4.11 The One with Many Stakeouts

I hope you all liked the special post on new residents of the town.  I have more to add including specially chosen sims for Susan to choose from for a spouse and simselves!

Now on with the show! Last time Magrat retired, Martha grew up and was kicked out and the family moved to Roaring Heights.

Let’s kick things off with a rare sight, Magrat automonously praticing writing.


Nice to see you out of the rocking chair.

Magrat: Got to keep my brain active.

I’m not going to stop you, good on you for being a smart sim. She did gain 2 points in writing. 😀


Lucky meanwhile is breaking into someone’s house.  Should you be doing that?

Lucky: What do you want me to do they aren’t home?

Oh I don’t know, come back when they are home!

Lucky: Where’s the fun in that?


Back at home Susan finds the drum kit.  She got interupted by K-9 so didn’t gain any points.



Rory: But mum, it’s a Saturday.  😦 *hides under covers*


Magrat: When is this dishwasher going to be fixed. I’m too old to keep traipsing over the bathroom to do the dishes.

Rory: Relax gran, I’ll clean them for you.

Magrat: Such a good boy. Still got it! 😀

Rory: What was that gran?

Magrat: Oh nothing >:D


Oh great plumbob in the sky someone’s actually doing the laundry.

Susan: Well if I am taking over as head of this family I want a clean house.

Good luck with that.


Lucky: What is this thing? It’s slimey and it stinks of fish.

That’s a fish, it tends to be what you catch when you go fishing.

Lucky: Well I don’t like it. I don’t want to fish anymore. 😡 *rolls wish to catch 10 alley catfish*



After her brief burst of skilling earlier Magrat returns to her favourite spot, the basement.  It’s a little sweet and sad at the same time that she almost always chooses to sit where Melon’s portrait is visible.


Did I mention how much I love you. ❤

Susan: 🙂


Evilgnome: This one shall be sacrificed to the dark lord.


Evilgnome: Don’t play games with me.  I have more power in my little finger than you do in your whole body. >:D

*kicks over*

Evil: NO, you have found my one weakness. 😥

Susan + evil gnome

I love the moodlet that she got from this!


Um Lucky, is that the safest spot to do that from?

Lucky: I have to keep a good distance away or I will be spotted.

Not my point but carry on.


Back at home Koi and Magrat are bonding over snowman building.  They built a grim one. I like it.

Magrat: I don’t it reminds me how old I am.  I just want to live long enough to see my great grandchildren born.


Back with Lucky she is staking out a fishing spot.

Lucky: This guy is very suspicious, I’d better keep a close eye on him.

This makes me wish there were seasonal stakeout disguises.  Seeing a sim dressed as a snowman or a scarecrow during a stakeout would have been so funny.


Magrat: Maybe we should go inside, I’m freezing my butt off out here.

Koi: I agree, I can’t feel my feet any more.

I swear they will never wear the appropriate clothes outside.


Back with Lucky…

Lucky: I have a good feeling about this one.  He’s going to crack any second now.


Seymour: I heard it’s your birthday soon, here I got you a present.

Rory: Ooh I like cake. Gimme.



Reporter: LOL he got eaten! XD


Seymour: >:D *Loud Burp*


Seymour: *spits back out*

Oh thank goodness. *Breathes out*

However immediately afterwards….



Seymour: Don’t listen to her, I won’t hurt you.


Argh Seymour! You are on thin ice.


Seymour: Fine have her back then.

Oh I can breath again.  Why couldn’t you have eaten the reporter?



Magrat: Oh my plumbobs! I am tired of this.

It’s not just you,  Koi’s new hobby is scaring everyone


At least Romana is being more productive.  Logic skill point gained. 😀


Lucky is writing a stakeout report as her promotion bar is almost full.

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Yeah level 9! 😀 She is up to 21/35 on her LTW. I doubt she will get there but I have her solving cases round the clock using the families motive mobile.  She might top her career though.


One of these things is not like the others.


I love this town, so pretty.


Lucky is here to interview this woman, Adriana Andrews.  She is a little busy flirting with Basil Cabernet though!

Lucky: Well this is awkard.


Lucky: Woot! Am I done now?

Nope, of to the police station to get another case.


Rhamnus: Oh it’s the heir.  Can I haz.

Oh Rhamnus I wish you could but I already have someone picked out for her.

Rhamnus: 😦


Hey look my boyfriend’s simself crashed the party.

I forget why Jan and Rhamnus fainted.


Susan: Sweet.

Koi: Hi Martha!


Hey look I got all four siblings in one shot.


Romana: 😳

And you guys were doing so well. -5


See what I mean.  Even heavily pregnant Angela is in this bar.  I think the black haired woman on the stool is also pregnant.

Lucky is here interviewing for another case.

Angela: She’d better not be after my man.

I don’t think you have to worry about that!


Oh hey look it’s the Winterton family.

Lucky: There seems to be a problem here.  I can’t talk to them.

That would be the steep slope.


Lucky moves on and continues her PI work.  Which includes checking for clues in the Winters rubbish.

Lucky: I hope no one sees me.

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LOL Magrat set of a prank! XD

Magrat: Damn kids.


GuyinHat: Something’s a bit fishy about that bush.


Magrat is skilling again.  This time on the keyboard.  I love when they actually do something productive.


Rory, what about the stove?

Rory: Time for school

But the stove, Rory?



Lucky: Don’t worry I got this.

Thanks Lucky ❤


Koi’s second favourite hobby!


Magrat: I really love this chair but I gotta pee.

Please use a bathroom. Maybe I should add a bathroom to the basement.


Magrat: Sorry, couldn’t make it.


How about we end on a positive note, like Rory’s birthday


Rory: Happy birthday to me! Happy birthday to me!


Rory: I wish for freedom, sweet freedom.

That I can grant.


Oh Rory, look at yourself.  I’m sorry but you need a makeover.


Well here’s what you could have won! XD Damn he’s hot.  His final trait is Exicitable and his LTW is Monster Maker.

Must concentrate. Must resist staring at photo. Not resisting well.

I want to show you Rory’s full outfit as I had so much fun designing it.  The pattern is used on all his outfits.


Edit: I forgot to add these notifications about newly added sims.  

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Torch Holders: 3

Every birth: (+5) 15 x 5 = 75

Heir/Spouse Portrait: +5  8 x 5 = 40

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+25) 3 x 25 = 75

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 4 x 5 = 20

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 2 x 20 = 20

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 1 x 10 = 10

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 41 x 5 = 185

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Fires: (-5) 4 x 5 = 20

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 26 x 5 = 130

Total: – 75


Chapter 4.10 The Big Move

Hello dear readers, hope you are all well.  Let’s kick things off with the results of the heir poll.

Gen 5 heir poll

I can announce that with 50% of the vote Susan will be the next torch holder

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So last time Susan and Romana became teens, Koi became an adult and Magrat mourned the loss of her beloved Melon.

We kick things off this time with Magrat retiring.


Magrat: Hello, I would like to retire.  Being Empress of Evil doesn’t have the same edge anymore.

Susan: Dishwashers broken, again.


Magrat: *polite clapping & Confetti*


Grim: Welp I’d better go prepare for another reaping.  Be seeing you soon Magrat Mendoza.

(Her lifebar is full 😥 )

Melon: You will have another piece of Melon soon my love.

Well that’s comforting


OMG I love this girl! She is at level 4 in athletic already.


Susan: Go bother someone else, you’re making me loose my grip.

There are some glitches that just make me laugh! XD

Susan: It’s not funny from this angle. 😡


Aww mother & son bonding. ❤

Rory: So mum, how about letting me have another go at driving

Koi: No

Rory: Come on, I promise I won’t run any old ladies over this time.

Koi: That ‘old lady’ was your grandma.

Oops (I failed at getting a picture of this but just picture Magrat standing in the middle of the bonnett of a car! I was laughing too much to concentrate on pressing C)


This was such a great moment.  Grim playing with Seymour.

Grim: So we meet again.  Ate anyone interesting?

Seymour: No one that suits my delicate palette.


But what really put the icing on the cake was this.

Seymour: So what do you taste like?

Grim: I don’t have time for your childish games. *returns to wherever he came from*


Susan is not the only only skilling.  Martha now has a point in guitar and a point in drums.

Magrat: My grandkids are so talented. ❤

Melon & Magrat Grandchildren

Speaking of grandkids, this is how many Melon and Magrat have. Only one got Magrat’s skin colour, so sad. Guess the yellow skin genes are not as strong in my game as they were in Tam’s! XD


Romana: What do you mean no one voted for me. I demand a recount! 😡

Uh oh, someone is not taking the voting results well.

Romana: *glares*

*leaves room slowly*


Lucky: Wow, this far into the chapter already and this is the first picture you have of me?

Well, all you are doing currently is solving cases which is repetitive and would make for a boring chapter.  You still have a long slog before you get anywhere near completing your LTW.  You have another 15 cases to solve before Susan grows up.

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Proof that Magrat does leave the rocking chair on occasion! XD Also proof that Lucky does take a break from solving cases every no and then.

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Koi: What’s going on? Why is the house void of furniture?

Lucky: Well we are moving to a new town so most of it has been packed up.  I sold the rest.

I wanted to make the move before Martha became a YA and she is 3 days away from that so yeah we are moving.

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So with everything all packed up. Oh and I am taking 24Hourspar, Giggles, Ready Brek & their two children with us.  There is just too many other family members to take all of them. I need room in the new town for all the lovely handpicked sims I plan to drop in it.

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So with one final look at the Lucky Palms house we are off.

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Romana: Where in Llamas are we?

Welcome to Roaring Heights. So pretty ❤

Lucky: We appear to be on a beach.

Yes, this is your new home.  Wait hang on a bit.


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Tada! Yes I took the plunge and built a house from scratch.  I am really happy with it. 😀 I did have to resist using the awesome two level apartment I usually use when playing this town.

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This is the back.  There will be a nice barbeque/relaxing area on the lower deck eventually. I did have one all nicely done but the game crashed.

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All the gnomes make the journey across.  I have a couple of new ones by the looks of it.  I haven’t named them all yet as I am too lazy.

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All the pictures and paintings are intact as well.  I sold the personalised items so everyone now has a flower or a pot paint instead.  You may also notice the row of rocking chairs.  I took inspiration from other ISBIs such as this one for the basement.

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Before I kick out the hangers on I let Martha have some bonding time with her mother.  I used her one teen move to initiate socialising.

Martha: So did you enjoy the trip?

24Hourspar: It was ok but I am glad to have my feet the ground again.

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So after an epic water ballon battle bonding session I move the spares out.  (The other two teens are Ready Brek’s kids Whitney – renamed Wesley and Jan)

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Ready Brek: Well it was nice to get some face time again but all good things must come to an end.

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Magrat: Ah this is much better.  I can see myself spending many hours here.  (spoiler: She does!)

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Koi meanwhile has taking up drinking.

Koi: I have to deal with getting older somehow.

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Rory and Susan were still chucking water balloons at each other long into the evening.  Little creepy how a paparazzi showed up and kept snapping pics of them.  Nice outfit though.

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Lucky rolled a wish to learn fishing so hear she is, fishing.

Lucky: Got to make the most of living on the beach.


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Yay someone found the megaphone! XD


Susan: Oh I think I just wet myself.

Koi: *evil cackle*

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OK on to nicer things.  It’s Martha’s birthday!

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She doesn’t look all that different but I see a lot of Lucky in that face.

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So after a quick makeover Martha is the first to fly the nest.

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Martha: What?! I’m not the heir?

No you only got one vote.

Martha: You are kidding me, right?

Sorry Susan is just more popular than you.  Never mind though there will be a butt load of shiny new sims moving to town soon that you can get your claws into.

Well, that’s it for now.  I have to finish the house and repopulate the town so it may be a while before the next chapter but I will get a house tour up soon and an update on the new residents of Roaring Heights.

If I haven’t grabbed your sims yet and there is a sim you would like added there is still time.  Let me know in the comments section below.

Torch Holders: 3

Every birth: (+5) 15 x 5 = 75

Heir/Spouse Portrait: +5  8 x 5 = 40

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+25) 3 x 25 = 75

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 4 x 5 = 20

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 2 x 20 = 20

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 1 x 10 = 10

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 41 x 5 = 185

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Fires: (-5) 4 x 5 = 20

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 24 x 5 = 120

Total: – 65


Chapter 4.9 Your Hunger is Amusing.

Hey there, another chapter coming your way.  Generation 5 is getting close now, there will be an heir poll after this chapter.

Last time Magrat reached the top of the criminal career and achieved her LTW on her own!! Rory grew up and other stuff happened.


Lucky is out doing her PI job.  She is actually on hold with someone.

Lucky: I hate hold music.

You and me both.

Suddenly the camera pans home and this happens. 😥


Melon: Mum? Is that you?


Death: OK which one of you wants the honour of joining me in the netherworld.

Melon: It’s not me, take her instead!



Melon: PLEEAASEE don’t take me away.

Death: Get up, this is embarrassing.


Melon: How about a mind meld first?

Death: *sigh* Is it too much to ask for them to just go quietly.


After all that Grimmy hung around and chatted online for a bit.



Bye Melon.  I’ll miss you.  (the megaphone is the only thing I could think of that related to his final career in the director’s branch of the film career)


Anyway on to happier things.  Susan & Romana’s birthdays. Romana is up first.

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Not bad, I can see a little Lucky in her but not bad

Magrat: How can you all celebrate when my beloved Melon is gone.


Susan is next.


Sadly this is the only picture I have of her before makeover.


Speaking of makeovers here is Romana as a teen.  Her new trait is Loves to Swim.



This is Susan as a teen. Her new trait is Dramatic.  I had to get a doctor who pattern in there somewhere and since her fav colour is blue it is more suited to her.


I always find it cute when the dog licks the sim when they are getting brushed.  This is the first time I have managed to get the picture right when it happens. 😀


Lucky was working out for an opportunity. Her athletic daughter decided to join her, in her swimwear.


In other news Emmie the pit monster claims another victim.  The ghost for this death btw is always drowning, even the pop up is for drowning. Lazy EA, lazy.


Oh yes, I discovered Martha has a hidden trait.


She’s an imaginary friend.  I think she inherited it from 24HourSpar.


I let her walk around the house like it for a bit but that face is so creepy so I changed her back.  You won’t be seeing her like this again, probably.


Magrat: I think you should do your bit and help with the cleaning.


Yeah that didn’t go over well.  These two are not on good terms anymore.


Lucky’s latest case involves this guy, Russell Tanner.  First she questioned him.


Then she dusted his home for prints.  I was disapointed that the family was actually home as I noticed Lucky had the option to break in.


Finally she had to go through the garbage.

Lucky: Can’t I have an assistant to do this bit.


Martha: Grandma, why so sad?



Magrat: I miss Melon. *sob sob*

Martha: There, there. It’s ok, You’ll see him soon.

Not sure that’s the best thing to say. :/


Seriously she does this all the time.  I felt she should keep the mourning moodlet but no I wish I hadn’t


This is just Martha setting a prank.  Nothing more to say, just liked her face here.


Rory: Aw English Lit is hard. Why does it have to be Shakespeare. Why can’t it be something I actually understand like Iron Man.

Romana: You are comparing Shakespeare to a comic?! I can’t even look at you right now.


Ooh someone found the guitar.  She actually stuck at it long enough to gain a skill level. 😀


Susan is cooking breakfast when there is a ton of leftovers in the fridge.

Susan: I don’t know how long that stuff’s been in there.


This makes perfect sense, the hydrophobic one wants to play in the waterfall.


Koi is still playing with the kids toys.  It’s cute to watch so I haven’t packed them away.


It’s Lucky’s first stakeout. How’s it going.

Lucky: Well I seem to be nicely camouflaged so my target shouldn’t see me.


And just were is your target?

Lucky: Well, you see…

No one turned up. 😦 Stakeout failed.


This is what happened on the second try.

RB: Hey sis, what are you doing?

Lucky: Don’t talk to me, I’m on a stakeout.  Move or you’ll ruin it.

Stakeout failed, again. 😦

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Um Susan won’t your parents catch you. They were both right there?

Susan: Relax, my target is closeby.

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Rory: Ah the perfect spot for some solo gaming.

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Whoopie Cushion: *Pppphhhhhhhhhfffffffffffttttttttt*

Rory: What the heck!

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OMG I love these kids. ❤

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Romana: Hungry now.

Magrat: I find your hunger amusing. *evil cackle*

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Yes, I forgot Koi’s birthday.

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She looks the same but is now going through a mid life crisis.  No problem with that, I don’t have to fulfil your wishes.

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Magrat: Listen there’s this film coming out at the weekend that I can’t miss.  Could you hold of on reaping me till after then?

Susan: Is she really making a deal with Grim?

Death: Listen lady, I already let one member of this household live way past his expiry date.  I am not doing that again.

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Stakeout try 4.

Oldguy: Is it just me or does that bush look oddly like a woman.

Teen: Never mind that. Just get this over with, I’m tired.

Lucky got what she needed, reported it to the police now I just have to wait for the appropriate time to do the second stakeout.

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Did I mention I love these kids? Martha is working on the car.

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Martha: This presentation is great, I should take some notes.

Ok that’s it.  Here are your choices for heir.

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Heir poll will be up shortly.

Torch Holders: 3

Every birth: (+5) 15 x 5 = 75

Heir/Spouse Portrait: +5  8 x 5 = 40

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+25) 3 x 25 = 75

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 4 x 5 = 20

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 2 x 20 = 20

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 1 x 10 = 10

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 41 x 5 = 185

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Fires: (-5) 4 x 5 = 20

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 24 x 5 = 120

Total: – 65


Chapter 4.8 Playing with Life and Death

Hey there! I would have got this out sooner but it was my birthday last week so I postponed this. I would just like to say thank you to everyone who has agreed for their sims/simselves to added to the town.  I am so looking forward to the move and setting it up.

Anyway last time the youngest girls grew up, Coco was taken from us 😥 and Lucky nearly got eaten by Seymour.

We begin this time with someone actually using the nice little reading nook I created in the study.


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Magrat: Quiet, they’ll hear you.


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Ha ha it’s almost like a conga! 😀 Look at their cute little outfits. ❤ Of course Romana has to remind me that I forgot to put glasses with her formal wear.

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Magrat: Damn it, how did they find me.

That’s the power of the bedtime story.

Susan: Aw Rory, she was gonna read to me first.

Romana: But I found her first.

Rory: Well I’m the eldest so there 😛

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No one is safe when kids are tired.

Lucky: Don’t worry I got this. 😀

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*Sigh* oh Rory. -5

Things got better the next time Magrat went to work.  I knew she was doing well but I hadn’t checked her level recently.  Imagine my surprise when this popped up.

Magrat lvl 10 Magrat LTW finished

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Well done Magrat, first non controllable sim to achieve their LTW.  It helped that she was always working out due to her athletic trait. +25

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These birthdays kind of sneak up on you don’t they.  It’s Lucky’s adult birthday and Rory’s teen one.

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Lucky looked the same I just gave her a little mini makeover to suit an older woman.



Rory has an interesting look but he is ok.  His new trait is proper so I tried to incorporate that into his look while keeping a slight eccentric look to him.


Lucky is still out and about trying to solve as many cases as she can before I relinquish control.  I laughed when this guy got struck by lighting and Lucky just didn’t care at all.  Everyone else turned to watch but not Lucky, nothing stops her solving a case.


These two have taken to dancing together a lot.  They are getting rather good.


Oh Seymour, not again.

Romana: OMG I’ve never seen cake this big!


Seymour: Omnomnom


Seymour how could you do that to a child.  Spit her out this instant. 😡


Thank you.  (I am so glad the cow plant doesn’t eat children)

Romana: Ew cow plant slobber

Later that same day…

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He did spit the maid out so all was well.



I may have forgotten I downloaded this and wanted to try it out.  It is called the Door of Life and Death for those who don’t know.  It is part of the Grim’s Ghastly Manor set on the store.  It has some options I want to try out plus I heard it attracts Zombies and Paparazzi.

*insert evil laugh here*

This is a little spam of Susan flexing her insane trait, enjoy

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What could be better than playing chess on your own? Playing with the ghost of a legacy founder of course.  Hi Jacklyn!


He he he. I love this door already.  It has claimed it’s first victim, a paparazzi who’s name escapes me and my notes.

Melon: Would you look at that a door to nowhere.

I know It will look better when I have more time.


And finally Lucky & Koi had another romantic selfie as I lost the first one.  I like this one better though.  Koi’s face is so funny! XD

That’s it I’m afraid, no more pictures. 😦

Torch Holders: 3

Every birth: (+5) 15 x 5 = 75

Heir/Spouse Portrait: +5  8 x 5 = 40

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+25) 3 x 25 = 75

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 4 x 5 = 20

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 2 x 20 = 20

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 0

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 41 x 5 = 185

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Fires: (-5) 4 x 5 = 20

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 24 x 5 = 120

Total: – 75


Chapter 4.7 Is This The End

Well how about that two chapters in one day, you lucky, lucky people.

Last time Martha grew up, her younger sisters were super cute and K-9 became a big dog.

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In a desperate attempt to win your votes Martha helps out with her younger sisters.

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While Rory feeds Handles.  Doesn’t he look cute on his little stool. ❤

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Coco has maxed out his life bar (I think it was a boy :/) and might not be with us much longer so Lucky is giving him some extra attention

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Martha: *fake fear* Oh a zombie, I’m like so scared.

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Zombie: brains…

Martha: *squeal* I love this part

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Zombie: Raarrr! Brains!

Martha *imitates*

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Martha: Oh that was a riot! Do it again! 😀

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Melon meanwhile discovers we have a pool with a waterfall.


Lucky: Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! 

Romana: Dishwasher is broken

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Oh dear, that looks painful.


Here she is after her makeover, Her new trait is Computer Whiz so I have tried to go for a sort of geeky look.


Next up is Susan.  Oh Melon no don’t copy your father.


Susan: *birthday cross-eyes*


Wow that’s bad styling.

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This is her now, much better.  Her new trait is Insane.  Since she is Athletic I have tried to give her a sporty look.  I think it works.  I also added blue tips to her hair which I like.

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I converted Maya & Nolan’s old room into the girls bedroom and used their child actions to send them to their new beds.


Oh Romana don’t do that, you were potty trained. -5

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Coco: Meow, Meow.

Melon: What’s up Coco, is it your birthday too?

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Melon: *sobs* no it can’t be happening.

K-9: *Whimpers*

Death: Clear the way, I haven’t got all day you know.


Melon: NO not Coco! It’s too soon! 😥

Death: Who’s a good boy?


Death: Up, up up to the heavyside layer


RIP Coco Pops. 😦 I put his grave next to Pipers.  I now have a mini pet cemetary

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Melon: Damn those kids.

I don’t know, it kind of suits you.

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Um Lucky? What are you doing?

Seymour: This one smells good.

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Seymour: BURP!

Bad Seymour! 😡

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*deep breaths* Oh thank goodness, when this happened in game I thought it was game over.  I have never been so glad to see Seymour spit a sim out.

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These to are inseparable.  Whenever Rory has low fun motive he seeks K-9 out.

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Hey someone found the other easel. 😀

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Martha found the instruments and took a liking to this one

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I realised I hadn’t done a potrait of Koi so I cheated and had Melon do it.  Thank you Melon ❤ +5

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Melon got pranked again but this isn’t the best part.

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When looking to see who had done it I was surprised to find Magrat had this moodlet. 😀

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Lucky was out working on another case so she visited All Bran who lived nearby.

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This is his son, Ricky who has fallen foul to EA styling. Poor kid.

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There, much better.

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Lucky is now at level 5 and her work outfits are starting to look a bit nicer.

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She talks to this woman and voila..

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Case 9 done and dusted.

Torch Holders: 3

Every birth: (+5) 15 x 5 = 75

Heir/Spouse Portrait: +5  8 x 5 = 40

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+25) 2 x 25 = 50

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 4 x 5 = 20

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 2 x 20 = 20

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 0

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 40 x 5 = 180

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Fires: (-5) 4 x 5 = 20

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 24 x 5 = 120

Total: – 95